Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is a cosmopolitan resort that has grown rapidly over the past 15 years.  It attracts visitors from every part of the world.  Beautiful Caribbean beaches stretch for miles – the town beach has numerous bars and restaurants.  Nearby is the famous 5th Avenue or ‘La Quinta’ which is great for shopping, restaurants, bars or just people watching.

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Playa del Carmen plaza and beach – this area is about 5 minutes walk from Casa Vela and 7 – 8 minutes walk from Casa Selva Caribe
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Playa del Carmen town beach with beach bars and restaurants
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Mayan culture is on display in Playa del Carmen
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Mayan culture is on display in Playa del Carmen
Beach Playa
Looking north towards Playa del Carmen from just off the Playacar beach. The closest beach to Casa Vela is in the foreground where there are trees and some large villas. Then, by the large white hotel is the ferry to Cozumel and just behind the ferry is the Playa del Carmen beach
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Playa del Carmen Carnival
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Mariachi bands are regular entertainers along ‘La Quinta’